What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file containing letters and numbers that your internet browser stores on the hard drive of your computer, usually within a temporary folder.
1. Essential and Functionality Cookies
These allow us to ensure that our website works properly for our users. The options you choose or search for are stored within Cookies to personalise your online experience, improve functionality and remember the products that you are interested in. They are also used remember whether you are logged into our website, what products you wish to compare, and which items you add to your shopping cart.
2. Performance and Tracking Cookies
These cookies enable us to record how users navigate our website and how long people are spending on a particular page, how quickly they leave the site or which pages they most often view next. We use this information to work out statistics on website use, how to improve customer experience, what updates we need to do, to help us resolve errors and to test the design of our website.
What information is stored in our Cookies?
All data stored is non-personal data and does not contain sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details. Most of the data is written in encrypted short code to reduce the amount of data stored in each Cookie.
Why do you need to know about Cookies?
We are providing this information as part of our initiative to comply with the EU Cookie Law and to be Transparent and honest about your privacy when using our website.
Types of Cookies do Calibre Watches use?
There are two main types of cookies:
Session cookies - These are temporary and are deleted when you close your browser at the end of your browsing session. The next time you visit our website it will not recognise you and will treat you as a completely new visitor as there is nothing in your browser to let the site know that you have visited before.
Persistent cookies - These remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire. They are used to store your preferences allowing you to easily access the products you are interested in on your next visit, and whether you logged into or out of your account. Example: If you had viewed a particular Tissot Watch then this watch would automatically be visible to you within the 'Recently View Products' menu on our website, as this product code would be stored within your Cookie.
What cookies are on our site?
1st Party - This means the cookie is provided by CalibreWatches.net
3rd Party - This means the cookie is provided by one of our Partners that include: • Google to provide analytic data only for tracking visitor sessions and identifying new visitors from returning visitors. • Social Network services to add popular sharing functionality, and related services for registered users.
By using our website, you accept we may need to provide you with Cookies.
Managing your Cookies
You can block Cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to use some of the functionality on our website.
If you have blocked Cookies but wish to enable them for our website, then please follow the instructions below:
Google Chrome • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options • Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button • Now select 'Allow local data to be set'
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 - 8.0 • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser • Settings above Medium will disable cookies
Mozilla Firefox • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options • Then select the Privacy icon • Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'
How to check cookies are enabled for Macs
Safari on OSX • Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option • Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies' • Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'
All other browsers
We support all the browsers listed above but for all other browsers please consult your documentation or online help files.